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May 30, 2012, 2:45 PM EDT
Today we’re examining the four teams from Group C; can a pair of key injuries slow the tournament favorite’s chances at defending the European Championship title? The likes of Xavi and Andres Iniesta may believe otherwise.
May 30, 2012, 1:45 PM EDT
Today we examine the foursome from Group C; Conservative tactics and an aging team are the worried talk of Ireland ahead of its June 10 tournament opener. Oh, and Robbie Keane, too. Always, Robbie Keane.
May 30, 2012, 12:45 PM EDT
Today we examine the foursome of Group C; Can Croatian playmaker Luka Modric re-discover the spicy form that sent him soaring in world soccer during the breakthrough 2008 European Championship?
May 30, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT
Today we examine the foursome of Group C; Italy has re-imaged itself into a more attack-minded outfit. They’ll be easier on the eyes … but escaping group play could still be tricky.
May 29, 2012, 2:30 PM EDT
Today we’re examining the four teams from Group B; Germany has as many attacking weapons as Spain and a defense to back it up. They have the swashbuckling look of a real tournament menace.
May 29, 2012, 1:45 PM EDT
Today we’re examining the four teams from Group B; Holland is a second-tier tournament favorite, but a side that could leave a mark thanks to special talents like Robin van Persie.
May 29, 2012, 12:45 PM EDT
Today we’re examining the four teams from Group B; the Danes have a terrific playmaker in Christian Eriksen but not enough difference makers otherwise to gain much headway at Euro 2012.
May 29, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT
Today we’re examining the four teams from Group B; this may be the most difficult group, but any team with Cristiano Ronaldo certainly has a shot.
May 29, 2012, 9:16 AM EDT
Talk about a bad day getting worse. On Saturday, debuting German international Marc-André ter Stegen allowed five goals to Switzerland in a 5-3 loss. On Tuesday, German coach Joachim Low released him. Low announced his final 23-man roster Tuesday for the 2012 European Championship, which begins June 8. Also among the four cuts was 18-year-old Julian Draxler,…
May 29, 2012, 7:45 AM EDT
Domenico Criscito pulled out of Italy’s Euro 2012 squad yesterday, becoming the first competitive casualty of the growing controversy engulfing Italian soccer.
May 28, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT
Greece shocked the world when they won Euro 2004, but instead of building a legacy, the former European Champions have built a reputation for stodgy soccer.
May 28, 2012, 2:00 PM EDT
Petr Cech played a key role in Chelsea’s European title, but if he’s to make amends for 2008, the Czech goalkeeper will have to carry his Champions League form into Euro 2012.
May 28, 2012, 1:00 PM EDT
Russia knocked out the Netherlands in route to a semifinal appearance in 2008, and after failing to qualify for the 2010 World Cup, Andrei Arshavin and company have started to regain their swagger ahead of Euro 2012.
May 28, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT
Neither of the hosts advanced at the 2008 European Championships, but with a trio of Borussia Dortmund stars and a Group A’s level playing field, Poland’s national team hopes to meet expectations.
May 26, 2012, 5:16 PM EDT
Spain were convincing with a second choice lineup, while fellow Euro 2012 favorites Germany and the Netherlands were dealt Saturday losses.
May 25, 2012, 1:19 PM EDT
Today’s random European Championship video of the day features psychic pigs, topless protesters, Mario Balotelli talk, odds of the top scorer and more.
May 25, 2012, 12:20 PM EDT
Germany-Switzerland, Spain-Serbia and England-Norway highlight the big list of friendlies for sides prepping ahead of the European Championships.
May 22, 2012, 5:12 PM EDT
Spain got the bad news it had been expecting. David Villa’s called time on hopes he’ll be ready for the Spanish national team’s European title defense.
May 16, 2012, 9:15 AM EDT
Roy Hodgson list of 23 for the upcoming European Championship in Poland and the Ukraine has furrowed a few brows. Here’s why:
May 8, 2012, 10:23 PM EDT
Spain’s lost Carles Puyol for Euro 2012. It’s time to pick a new favorite.
May 8, 2012, 7:10 PM EDT
James McClean’s Twitter is no more after the 23-year-old Sunderland winger received death threats in the wake of being named to the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2012 squad.
May 7, 2012, 3:02 PM EDT
No surprises here as L.A. Galaxy forward Robbie Keane has been named to Ireland’s roster for Euro 2012, which begins on June 8.
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